MI.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.9 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas.
I can define theme.
I can define setting.
I can define plot.
I can identify themes, settings, and plots in stories written by the same author.
I can compare themes, settings, and plots in stories written by the same author.
I can contrast themes, settings, and plots in stories written by the same author.
MI.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1a Text Types and Purposes.
I can write opinion pieces that support my opinion and point of view.
I can introduce the topic of my opinion.
I can create an organizational structure that supports my topic with reasons for my opinion.
MI.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3a Text Types and Purposes.
I can define narrative text and describe the basic part of plot (introduction, rising action, climax, falling actions, and resolution).
I can introduce my characters and the events/situation that starts the story.
I can organize the events in an order that makes sense in my narrative .
MI.ELA-Literacy.W.3.4 Production and Distribution of Writing.
I can identify the writing style/genre (opinion, informative, or narrative) that best fits my task and purpose.
I can use organizers to develop my writing idea.
I can create a piece of writing that shows my understanding of a specific writing style.
MI.ELA-Literacy.W.3.5 Production and Distribution of Writing.
I can use prewriting strategies to formulate ideas (eg., graphic organizers, brainstorming, list).
I can recognize that a good piece of writing requires more than one draft.
I can revise my writing (reading aloud, checking for understanding, adding and deleting details).
I can edit my writing by checking for errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling, etc.
I can prepare a new draft with changes that strengthens my writing.